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Spring Party DIY Home Tips

Spring is in full bloom in McKinney, TX! Since CB JENI Homes’ open-concept townhomes in McKinney are perfect for entertaining, you may feel inspired to throw a party to celebrate the changing seasons. Here are a few do-it-yourself home design ideas that would be perfect for a spring party.

How Social Media is Changing Home Design

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It comes as no surprise that social media has shaped our society. Now, homeowners have access to thousands of great home design ideas and can even share their own ideas and experiences with other homeowners. Here’s CB JENI Homes’ guide to some of the top social media outlets that are changing the way people decorate their new townhomes. Facebook Not only are there Facebook pages from well-known publications that offer home design ideas like Better Homes and Gardens and HGTV, but there are also hundreds of smaller pages that can cater to more specific tastes. Facebook also allows users to create groups where they can go to share their ideas and get advice from others.

Holiday Home Design Ideas

It’s finally time to dig your favorite winter decorations out of storage! Recruit your family to help and let the creativity flow. Don’t worry, there is no wrong way to decorate your modern townhome for the upcoming holidays. Let your individual taste and style shine with these one-of-a-kind holiday home design ideas from CB JENI Homes!

Make Your House Spooktacular for Trick-or-Treaters

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Halloween is the perfect opportunity to decorate your CB JENI home. Nobody wants to have the only new townhome on the block that isn’t decked out for the holidays. In DFW, Texas, everyone is looking to showcase their spookiest and most creative holiday décor. To help you have the best house on the block, CB JENI Homes has a few tips to make your new townhome stand out among the rest. Light it up Make sure trick-or-treaters know you’re in business by leaving your porch light on. This is a universal signal in most neighborhoods to show that you are handing out treats. You can even dig out your winter holiday lights to add an extra bright glow around your front door. Use them to line your front walkway to help guide trick-or-treaters in the dark.

4 Ways to Control the Clutter in Your Home

One of the worst things to plague a home with is clutter. A cluttered home can feel twice as small and doesn’t allow you to use the full potential of your home. While the modern townhomes from CB JENI Homes are very spacious, clearing out as much clutter as you can is always a good idea. So today, CB JENI Homes is going to give you some home design ideas to help you control the clutter in your home.

Home Design Ideas to Simplify Your Life

One of the hardest parts of owning a home is keeping everything organized and decluttered. But with these home design ideas and the simple house plans from CB JENI Homes, it will be easy for you to organize your home and simplify your life!

3 Benefits of Urban Gardening

When most people think of gardening, they probably don’t think of urban gardening. However, an urban garden is perfect when you live in a townhome. With open floor plans like at CB JENI Homes, you can grow your small garden with ease! Is an urban garden really worth it? Well, to answer that question, CB JENI Homes is going to share some of the benefits of urban gardening.

What is Urban Gardening?

CB JENI Homes builds modern homes for every lifestyle in highly sought-after locations in DFW. Bustling cities like Plano, McKinney and Arlington are great for an active lifestyle. And while these cities may not seem like the perfect place to start a garden, you can start an urban garden! You’ll be able to reap all the benefits of a full-size garden without the high level of upkeep.

Vertical Landscaping for Your Townhome Garden

There’s nothing quite as beautiful as a well-kept garden. However, you may spend hours hunched over on your hands and knees tending to weeds and other garden needs. Just as CB JENI Homes offer residents new, modern house plans, we would like to share with you a new, modern way to garden – vertical gardening. Here are just a few ideas on how you set up your vertical garden.

Ways to Maximize Space in Your Townhome

CB JENI Homes has already discussed the benefits of living in a townhome. One of the reasons that is listed is that townhomes are just the right size for every stage in a family’s life. If you and your family are in a stage of growth, you may be thinking that a townhome may be too small. On the contrary, the modern homes in the CB JENI communities are designed for optimal storage space, so your home never feels crowded. However, if you want to maximize the potential of every nook and cranny of your townhome, here are some home design ideas that might help. Multi-Purpose Furniture Pieces One of the easiest, yet most effective ways to get the most from your space is to use furniture that can be used for more than one task. An example of this would be a bedframe that has drawers for clothes underneath, so you no longer need a dresser.

Landscaping for Townhomes

CB JENI Homes builds luxury townhomes so that residents enjoy energy-efficient and low maintenance living. The modern home floor plans are designed to accommodate today’s busy lifestyle while making everyone that steps in the house feel right at home. One of the biggest things that can make a house feel like a home is the yard. Your yard, no matter what size, is an important part of your home. Here are some great and simple tips on landscaping your townhome: Portable Planters and Pots For convenient and low maintenance living, using portable planters and pots is the way to go. You can frequently change them out with the seasons, and you can also move them inside when it gets too cold. Portable pots and plants are easy to maintain making it the perfect match to the convenient lifestyle a townhome provides. If you don’t know what plants you should use for your townhome landscape, here is a list of plants that will survive in cold weather.

The Ultimate New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

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It’s the time of year where everyone is thinking about their new year’s resolutions. That’s true when thinking about new home designs, too. But when you’re making those life-changing commitments, it’s important not to forget one of your most valuable investments—your home. Keep these ultimate New Year’s resolution ideas in mind for your CB JENI home. Check Your Gutters Your gutters can only function at their best when they’re clean and cleared of all the junk that can clog them up. Taking the time to ensure your gutters are free of any gook is essential to avoiding potentially very costly home repairs. According to FamilyHandyman.com, it’s good practice to take a walk around your property to make sure your gutters are clear—especially if you’re going on vacation soon. Clear out sticks, leaves and other debris that could lead to a blockage. One more thing to check is the water flow, making sure discharging water is emptying far enough away from your home’s foundation. So before you leave for a vacation, take a walk around the house and check your gutters.

7 Christmas Decorations for Your CB JENI Home

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December is here and the holidays are coming up! Now is the perfect time to prepare your home for Christmas by adding a personal touch to your CB JENI home. Give these 7 creative Christmas decorations a try: 1. Embrace all the colors of the holiday season December doesn’t mean all your holiday decorations have to be combinations of red, green or white. You can always embrace different color schemes that are still merry and bright, but also complement the townhome living style. Adding shades of silver, gold or blue to your decorations can make your CB JENI home feel ready for the holidays.

Simple and Creative Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Table decorations might not be a staple in your CB JENI home most of the year, but chances are Thanksgiving is a whole different story. Whether it’s a beautiful five-bedroom house or an elegant DFW townhome, Thanksgiving is the time of year to spice up the place with fall décor that complements your personal taste and style. This year, match the beauty of CB JENI home designs with these Thanksgiving table ideas that are sure to give your home a splash of Thanksgiving cheer!

8 Indoor Plants to Improve the Air Quality of Your Carrollton Townhome

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We spend most of our time indoors. As luck would have it, there’s a lot we can do to improve the air quality of our homes. Portable air purifiers have their benefits and replacing the air filter for the air condition goes a long way. But did you know there are indoor plants that can filter out common volatile organic compounds and improve air quality? If you’re considering ways to freshen up your Carrollton townhome, have a look at the list of 8 indoor plants that improve air quality.

4 Home Design Trends to Try In Your New Carrollton Home

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One of the best parts about being a homeowner is being able to decorate it however and whenever you want. But with so many possibilities it can be hard to decide what to do, let alone when to do it. Here at CB JENI Homes, we believe that fall is as good a time as any. Whether you’re looking at moving into one of our new Carrollton homes in Raiford Crossing, or one of our many other great housing communities, here are some great home design trends for fall.

4 New Home Design Trends To Try In Your Carrollton Home

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The 2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show recently took place in New York this year showcasing the latest interior design trends. As one of the top leading homebuilders in North Texas, CB JENI Homes is constantly keeping up with all the greatest new home design trends. This summer is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and try out a few of these interior design trends in your new Carrollton home. 1. Colorful Appliances Colorful appliances have quickly become a popular trend in 2015. Whether it is for stoves, fridges, toasters or ovens, adding a bit of color to your home will brighten up any room! Ranging from pastels to mattes, homeowners are jumping at the opportunity to throw in some color into their home.

5 Smartphone Apps For Your Home In Carrollton

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We live in a technological world and it is often hard for most to keep up. This is why CB JENI Lifestyle Homes keeps up with all the latest developments for you! Simply download these 5 apps and see how much easier life can be in your new home in Carrollton. 1. SmartThings SmartThings should be the first smartphone app you download when buying your new home in Carrollton. This app syncs all your devices and sensors into one convenient remote. You’ll be able to control every day objects in the palm of your hand. Whether it’s to turn on your TV or open your garage door, you’re able to easily control and monitor it all from your phone!

5 Creative Ways To Welcome New Neighbors In Your Community

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With the amount of new and coming soon CB JENI Homes’ communities, residents will no doubt be meeting a handful of new neighbors. Not only is welcoming the new neighbors a nice gesture, but it also helps create friendships that can be beneficial in many ways. Here are 5 helpful ways to welcome new neighbors to your community! 1. To Start, Introduce Yourself Give your new neighbors a day or two after moving in and go over to introduce yourself. It’s as simple as that! If you are nervous about what to say, don’t worry we have you covered. Consider asking if they have any children or pets, or talk about what brought them to your community. As soon as you find something in common, the conversation will easily flow.

6 Valuable Unpacking Tips For A Successful Move To DFW

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You’ll soon realize that finding your dream home in DFW was easy. It’s the part that comes after that can be stressful. Unpacking. You have finally lugged all your boxes into your new empty home and now you have no idea where to begin. Here are a few helpful unpacking tips to make your move to DFW a successful one. Bedding First things first, we recommend starting with your sleeping arrangements. Making sure all the beds are set up with fresh new sheets. There is nothing like collapsing into a freshly made bed after a long day of unpacking.